Maternity Orientation Classes

Prepare for a joyful birthing experience by enrolling in San Joaquin General's Maternity Orientation Classes

You will be provided the following educational information:

  • A virtual tour of the Family Maternity Department which includes Labor &  Delivery and Mother- Baby Postpartum Unit
  • What to expect during your stay for Mom and Baby
  • Brief Review of Stages of Labor, Medical Interventions and Pain Control
  • Skin-to-Skin - the Golden Hour
  • Breastfeeding / Nutrition
  • Infant Security
  • What to Bring to the Hospital
  • Visitation and Photography
  • Car Seat Safety
  • Safe Sleep for Baby
  • Meet with our OBs, Midwives and Anesthesiologists

SJGH Family Maternity Center is the Delivering Hospital for:

  • Healthy Beginnings Clinics in French Camp, Stockton and Manteca
  • Community Medical Center Clinics in Lodi, Woodbridge, Mariposa, Stockton (Channel, Hammer & Waterloo), Manteca and Tracy locations.

However, all Seeking a Delivery Hospital are Welcome to Attend!

About the Family Maternity Center Labor and Delivery Baby-Friendly® Unit:

Your birth experience at SJGH begins with the warm and welcoming environment of our labor and delivery unit. The birthing center has private labor and delivery suites, along with operating suites and recovery room for cesarean deliveries. The unit host Perinatal education teaching and lactation center. Adjacent to the Family Maternity Center is a certified California Children Services Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

2020 Maternity Orientation Classes

Due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements all maternity education classes and counseling will be conducted through the following options:



Registration is required, please contact:
Carolyn Sanders at ctsanders@sjgh.org 
(209) 468-7078 or (209) 468-7035

Download the Maternity Education Information Flyer